October 24, 2014

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College football: Oberlin High graduate Don Treadwell fired as Miami of Ohio coach after 0-5 start

Don Treadwell

OXFORD — Miami of Ohio fired coach Don Treadwell on Sunday, a day after the RedHawks fell to 0-5 with a 21-9 loss at home to Central Michigan. The school didn’t immediately appoint an interim coach. Offensive coordinator John Klacik was also fired. Treadwell, 53, was born and raised in Oberlin and starred as Oberlin Read More…

NASCAR: Kevin Harvick finds an edge on ‘razor-blade’ track

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Kevin Harvick didn’t simply have his hands full with the rest of the Sprint Cup field Sunday. He also was trying to tame a squirrely surface at Kansas Speedway. He handled both better than anybody else. Harvick pulled away from Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon on a late restart to win Read More…

Major League Baseball: Pirates pull out win, push Cardinals to the brink in National League Division Series

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Jason Grilli, right, celebrates with catcher Russell Martin after getting the final out of Game 3. The Pirates won, 5-3, to take a two game to one lead in the best of five series. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH — Pinch-runner Josh Harrison stood on second base in the bottom of the eighth inning and pointed to Pittsburgh Pirates third base coach Nick Leyva. “I told him to get that arm ready, because I’m coming,” Harrison said. Moments later, Harrison was streaking across home plate to give the Pirates the lead. Minutes after Read More…